Weekend Passport: Moroccan Playwright Driss Ksikes On 'The Match'

Weekend Passport: Moroccan Playwright Driss Ksikes On 'The Match'

Moroccan playwright and journalist Driss Ksikes and Northwestern University’s Brian Edwards joined Worldview host Jerome McDonnell to discuss Ksikes’ play, The Match. 

Described as a contemporary re-writing of the Oedipus complex in the social media era, The Match is a play about solitude, revolution, and soccer. It explores the fight against authoritarianism and parenting how to cope with parenthood ias in a social media era, through a contemporary re-writing of Oedipus Rex, the Greek play by Sophocles in which the protagonist accidentally kills his father and marries his mother. becomes integral to our lives.

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